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Auburn Gresham logs 2nd homicide of month

By Tracy Swartz

RedEye

10:31 AM CST, February 12, 2014

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Auburn Gresham recorded its second homicide of the month last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.

A 29-year-old man was shot to death Feb. 6 in the 8100 block of South Marshfield Avenue, police said.

Auburn Gresham has logged two homicides so far this year. The South Side community area recorded 17 homicides last year, up from 16 homicides in 2012, according to RedEye data.

Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week on the Near West Side and West Garfield Park, based on police information.

Meanwhile, a 51-year-old woman was stabbed to death Friday in the 2500 block of West 45th Place in Brighton Park, police said.

Seven homicides have been logged so far this month. Fourteen homicides were recorded in February 2013, according to RedEye data.